Bernie Madoff died at 82 in a prison at Butner, North Carolina

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US's Biggest Investment Scam Convict Passes Away At Federal Prison

The US's largest Ponzi scheme convict Bernie Madoff passed away on April 14 at federal prison's medical facility in Butner, North Carolina. The 82-year-old had a natural death, a year after the court denied his lawyer's request to release him considering medical reasons. Nonetheless, he pleaded guilty of running an investment scam in March 2009. Reportedly, around $13 billion of his investors have been recovered out of $17.5 billion.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 06:20 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Ponzi scam, Ponzi scheme, Finance, Investments

Courtesy: Money control

KD Singh

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Former TMC MP KD Singh Detained By ED Over Ponzi Scam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on January 13 arrested former Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP KD Singh for his alleged involvement in a ₹1,900 crore Ponzi scam. Singh is the founder and current Chairman Emeritus of the Alchemist group. The ED had begun probing into the Alchemist Group money laundering case in 2016. As per reports, the recent arrest was made under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 03:53 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: TMC, Rajyasabha, Enforcement Directorate, Ponzi scam

Courtesy: NDTV

A man held for cheating 130 people

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Ponzi Scam: Delhi Man Arrested for Cheating over 130 People of Rs 5 Crore

Arun Agnihotri (38) has been arrested by the Delhi police for allegedly cheating more than 130 people of nearly Rs 5 Crore. According to the police, Agnihotri would promise them a monthly return of 200% on the investment made through 'Ponzi scheme'. After collecting a sufficient amount, he would shut his offices and run away. Reportedly, the accused is a resident of West Sant Nagar, Delhi.

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 11:39 AM / by Anjali Bharti

Tags: Delhi Police, Delhi Government , Ponzi scam, Ponzi scheme

Courtesy: India Today